Workouts for Young People

Welcome to the new WheelPower Workouts aimed at Young People. Over the coming months, we will be releasing a new workout every fortnight and will have 10 new sessions for you to enjoy. Although these classes will be aimed at both primary and secondary aged children that doesn't mean that they can't...

Adaptive Yoga with Nina

Yoga is a safe and effective way to increase strength, flexibility and your balance that can lead to improvements in both your physical and mental wellbeing. These videos last approximately 30 minutes, so make sure it’s nice and quiet for relaxation.

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

The number of children and young people who were physically active fell during the 2019/20 academic year in England, as first storms and then the Covid-19 pandemic restricted the type of activities available. The figures, published Sport England's latest Active Lives Children and Young People...

Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

The centre aims to improve knowledge of Paralympic sport through a wide range of research topics, in addition to promoting the substantial health and quality of life benefits that can be gained through participation in disability sport. There are two strands of research that are incorporated into...

Understanding sport and physical activity as a therapy choice for young disabled people

This report aims to understand sport and physical activity as a therapy choice for young disabled people. In partnership with the English Federation of Disability Sport, Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists, Cerebral Palsy Sport and WheelPower, it explores the paediatric...

Talk About Taking Part

Wheelchair users call for sport providers to offer more local accessible opportunities There is a clear need for sports providers to offer more local sport and physical activity opportunities, which are accessible for wheelchair users, new research reveals. The findings in a new report by...

Mapping Disability: Engaging Disabled People in Sport

We know that almost one in five people in England have a long-standing limiting disability or illness, and that compared to other groups, disabled people are much less likely to take part in sport or physical activity. Data from Active Lives Adult Survey shows that disabled people, or those born...

Active Design

Modern-day life can make us inactive, and about a third of adults in England don’t do the recommended amount of weekly exercise, but the design of where we live and work can play a vital role in keeping us active. Its known that sport isn’t for everyone, but embracing a lifestyle change to be more...

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